Police officers and staff recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

11 June 2016

Police officers and staff have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2016 with 46 members of the policing family to receive an award, formally announced today.

A total of 18 officers of varying ranks have been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal (QPM) and a further 28 received a MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire awarded for a significant achievement or outstanding service to the community), OBE (Order of the British Empire received for public service) or BEM (British Empire Medal awarded for exemplary civil or military service).

Steve White, Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “Congratulations to all those receiving these special honours for their distinguished service and tireless efforts in serving the needs of their communities.

“With the ever changing policing landscape, and over stretched front line, it is important that our members and others alike get the recognition they deserve for their ongoing hard work. Officers perform important and challenging roles, at times putting themselves in danger, to protect their communities, and for that, we are all grateful.

“From all at the Police Federation, a warm congratulations on receiving some of the nation’s most prestigious recognitions for your exemplary service and commitment. I hope we will continue to see police officers nominated in the coming years.”

See the full list of Birthday Honours